News18 Afternoon Digest: Delhi Air Quality Remains ‘Serious’ Morning After Diwali; India’s Covid Count Crosses 88 L and Other Top Stories
Delhi’s air quality remained in the “serious” category the early morning after Diwali with blatant violations of the ban on firecrackers and stubble burning resulting in a thick layer of smog and bad visibility in a number of locations. The general air quality index (AQI) at 7am stood at 468 in the ‘severe’ category. The level of PM 2.5 toxin was 271 micrograms per cubic metre, in the ‘dangerous’ category and simply listed below the emergency situation threshold of 300 g/m3. Find Out More
India’s Covid-19 caseload passed by 88 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 82 lakh, pressing the nationwide recovery rate to 93.09 percent, according to the Union Health Ministry information updated on Sunday. The overall number of cases mounted to 88,14,579 with 41,100 infections being reported in a day, while the death toll reached 1,29,635 with 447 brand-new casualties, the information updated at 8 am revealed. Learn More
Fifteen countries on Sunday signed a sprawling Asian trade offer viewed as a big coup for China in extending its impact. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is the world’s largest trade pact in regards to GDP, analysts say. First proposed in 2012, the offer was lastly sealed at the end of a Southeast Asian summit as leaders press to get their pandemic-hit economies back on track. India had actually taken out of the arrangement last year over concerns about low-cost Chinese goods getting in the nation and will be a significant absentee during Sunday’s virtual finalizing. Read More
Veteran Bengali Star Soumitra Chatterjee’s health condition is “extremely vital” and he is “not responding at all” to treatment, stated critical care expert and head of the medical board at Kolkata’s Belle Vue Hospital Arindam Kar. The octogenarian actor’s health condition “exceptionally” weakened over the past 48- hours. Find Out More
Sachin Tendulkar was the senior pro and already the world’s finest batsman when Yuvraj Singh made his debut for India in2000 “I was a backbencher in my class, I was a backbencher in the bus. The moment he was available in, he came and shook hands with me, Zaheer Khan, Vijay Dahiya, the brand-new guys. I remember when he reversed and returned to his seat, I rubbed my hand all over my body. I simply didn’t wish to shower due to the fact that I shook hands with Tendulkar,” Yuvraj stated in a video on Netflix entitled ‘Stories Behind the Story’. Read More
The Apple iPad has quite much had a continuous and an undisputed run for several years now. It is now in its 8th generation, mind you. Not for the absence of attempting over time, but no Android tablet has been able to come close to the general experience used by the Apple iPad, the now 10.2- inch one that sits at the doorway into the larger iPad line-up that includes the iPad Pro and the iPad Air. Learn More
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